Basseterre, St.Kitts (January 11 2016):- St.Kitts-Nevis National Carnival Sugar Mas Soca Monarch Winner Nicha B has made it to the International Soca Monarch (ISM) semi-finals in Trinidad.
With over 200 entries, five judges trimmed the number down to 59 during the prelims at Queens Park Oval in Trinidad .
The entries were judged on melody, arrangement and lyrics and since the semis will be a live show, they will also be judged on crowd response and performance.
The semifinals takes place on January 17 at Queens Park Oval.
Nicha B expressed his delight on the selection with a social media post that reads
With no Groovy or Power categories as in previous years, it was an open forum and artistes were free to submit entries.
Executive Director of Nevis Culturama Mr Antonio “Abonaty” Liburd congratulated Nicha B on his selection and gave his organisation’s full support of Nicha B’s quest to make history in being the first St.Kitts-Nevis artiste to make it to the International Soca Monarch Finals
“Let’s congratulate the Sugar Mas 44 Groovy Soca Monarch winner Nicha Byron ” Nicha B” for being the second local soca artist to make it to the semi-finals of the International Soca Monarch Contest in Trinidad. The semi-finals of the 2016 International Soca Monarch Contest takes place on Sunday January 17 at the Queen’s Park Savannah and Nicha B will be performing in position number 10 amongst a total of 59 semi-finalists,” declared Abonaty Liburd, Executive Director of Nevis Culturama .
We at TimesCaribbeanOnline.com CAN’T WAIT to see Nicha B perform at International Soca Monarch. 869 is well represented with Nicha .